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Excellent new guidance published to help charities and pharma work together with the public’s trust

  Created on Tuesday, 06 Oct 2015. Posted in Industry | Literature

Today National Voices, a membership organisation of charities working for a stronger patient voice in health and social care, and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), have published a new guide to support charities and companies to forge collaborations in a transparent and effective way.

It sets out four principles on which these partnerships should be based: clarity of purpose; integrity; transparency and independence.  It also goes one step further in providing practical advice and support that will help charity and pharma staff think through the practicalities and governance of making such partnerships work.

Industry Costing Templates released 2015/16

  Created on Monday, 22 Jun 2015. Posted in Industry | Costing | Toolkit/Database

Revised Industry Costing Templates to reflect the new financial year have been released on the CRN website, Commercial Costing pages. The changes to the template this year are minimal with all revisions detailed in the 'summary of annual revisions' document. All supporting information such as the user guide and step-by-step completion guides have been updated to reflect the revised version. Please use the latest version of the Industry Costing Template to cost any new studies.